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Verb: defuse  dee'fyooz
  1. Remove the triggering device from
    "Learn how to defuse and escape the minute you feel yourself losing control"

Derived forms: defused, defuses, defusing

Type of: remove, take, take away, withdraw

Antonym: fuse

Encyclopedia: Defuse